Module 29 Musicians- Language Arts 3B - Course Guide


Module Overview:

In this module, students will look at the -augh and -ough pattern in words and learn new vocabulary words. They will learn about cause and effect. They will learn about possessive pronouns. They will take a look at cause and effect paragraphs.


Module Materials:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons or colored pencils
  • Notebook
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Highlighter
  • Markers
  • Blank paper

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 29.1 - Musicians
  1. Recognize the <i>-augh</i> and <i>-ough</i> pattern in words.
  2. Read vocabulary words and definitions.
  3. Define the cause and effect of a text.
  4. Define a possessive pronoun.
  5. Identify the parts of a cause and effect paragraph.
  6. Write a descriptive paragraph.
2 29.2 - Musicians
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Set a purpose for reading “A History of Music.”
  4. Use possessive nouns correctly in writing.
  5. Prewrite for a cause and effect paragraph.
  6. Form common words in cursive.
3 29.3 - Musicians
  1. Build spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Identify possessive pronouns correctly in writing.
  4. Write a rough draft of a cause and effect paragraph.
  5. Apply rate, expression, and intonation when reading aloud.
4 29.4 - Musicians
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Match vocabulary words with the correct definition.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension after reading.
  4. Use possessive pronouns correctly in writing.
  5. Revise and edit a cause and effect paragraph.
  6. Form common words in cursive.
5 29.5 - Musicians
  1. Spell spelling words.
  2. Apply vocabulary words to your own writing.
  3. Identify a cause and effect relationship in “A History of Music.”
  4. Edit writing for errors.
  5. Publish a cause and effect paragraph.
  6. Demonstrate comprehension after independent reading.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words Vocabulary Words
cause and effect
possessive pronouns
journal entry
handwriting
cursive
rough draft
fluency
revise
edit
independent reading
caught
daughter
laugh
laughter
taught
bought
cough
dough
enough
fought
rough
thought
tough
through
instrument
musician
popular
talent
celebrate
tradition
beat
orchestra
rhythm
variety
talent
instrument

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 29.1 - Musicians 7 Journal Entry
2 29.2 - Musicians 2 Spelling
2 29.2 - Musicians 6 Writing
2 29.2 - Musicians 7 Handwriting
3 29.3 - Musicians 3 Vocabulary
4 29.4 - Musicians 2 Spelling
4 29.4 - Musicians 6 Writing
4 29.4 - Musicians 7 Handwriting
5 29.5 - Musicians 2 Spelling
5 29.5 - Musicians 6 Writing
5 29.5 - Musicians 7 Independent Reading


Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 29.1 - Musicians During Independent Reading time, please have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to identify the beginning, middle, and end of their story.
2 29.2 - Musicians
  • In your student's Language Arts notebook, have them write for each of their vocabulary words the following: Definition for the word in their own words, illustration for the word (if possible), synonym or antonym for the word, and a sentence using the word.
  • During Independent Reading time, have your student read silently to themselves. Ask them to describe the character traits of the main characters in the story they read.
3 29.3 - Musicians Have your student use their spelling words to write a story in their Language Arts notebook.
4 29.4 - Musicians Have your student choose five spelling words to illustrate and write a sentence describing their illustration in their Language Arts notebook.
5 29.5 - Musicians Quiz your student on their spelling words before they take their test with their teacher. Be sure your student uploads all of their assignments for this module.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
29.1 - Musicians
  1. What words have the augh or ough pattern?
  2. What is cause and effect?
  3. What is a possessive pronoun?
  4. What is a cause and effect paragraph?
29.2 - Musicians
  1. What words have the augh or ough pattern?
  2. What is cause and effect?
  3. What is a possessive pronoun?
  4. What is a cause and effect paragraph?
29.3 - Musicians
  1. What words have the augh or ough pattern?
  2. What is cause and effect?
  3. What is a possessive pronoun?
  4. What is a cause and effect paragraph?
29.4 - Musicians
  1. What words have the augh or ough pattern?
  2. What is cause and effect?
  3. What is a possessive pronoun?
  4. What is a cause and effect paragraph?
29.5 - Musicians
  1. What words have the augh or ough pattern?
  2. What is cause and effect?
  3. What is a possessive pronoun?
  4. What is a cause and effect paragraph?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
29.1 - Musicians Spelling Words
  1. What words have the augh or ough pattern?
29.1 - Musicians Musicians
  1. What is cause and effect?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo John Lithgow
2 M is for Melody: A Music Alphabet Kathy-jo Wargin
3 88 Instruments Chris Barton AD410L
4 Music Class Today! David Weinstone


Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing